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into crimea, south ukraine. they are local self-defense forces, putin said. some of the troops fired warning shots today near ukrainian forces. president obama said that russia is not fooling anyone, and he does not respect ukrainian democracy. >> and mr. putin can throw a lot of words out there, but the facts on the ground indicate that right now, he is not abiding by that principle. >> reporter: secretary of state kerry was on the square in kiev where hundreds died in demonstrations trying to take down the pro russian prest. kerry denied that ukraine is plagued by the terror that russia says. >> rush ha is working hard to create a pretext for being able to advance further. >> the u.s. plan is to pressure putin not to. >> can we affect the outcome here? >> the former ambassador said that economic sanctions could stop putin. >> he is sensitive to that and he should be, because it could have a real effect on the economy. >> reporter: and in the congress are ready to freeze the assets of russia if there is no pull out of crimea, but putin said that any losses are mutual, because he said that r
to their bases. >> reporter: back in washington john mccain charge thad obama defense secretary chuck hagel did not know putin would send troops to crimea. >> the fact is, mr. secretary, it was not predicted by our intelligence and that's already been well known, which is another massive failure. >> this wasn't sudden or new, that we didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: house republicans say they'll support economic sanctions if that's what the president wants. >> to give the administration the necessary tools it needs to tell mr. putin to stand down. >> reporter: but the obama plan is still a work in progress. >> so far beyond notifying congress that he wants humanitarian aid for ukraine, the president has merely put the extra warplanes on the russian border to signal american anger over ukraine. i'm steve handelsman, "news 4." >>> president obama is on the road pushing his message on the federal minimum wage. he wants it raised to $10.10 an hour. before his speech the president stopped for lunch and spoke with employees at a sandwich shop. then at central connecticut state university h
of the importance of this alliance including perhaps -- we should revisit the missile missile defense shield we talked about so often. beyond that, i would say it's part of strengthening and stabilizing the government in kiev now so they can transition to stability down the road, as well, i think partof that should be strengthening their defense capabilities. i think this threat is a long-term one they're facing >> you've been focused on foreign policy challenges in venezuela. there are protests there against the government and a crackdown against protesters in the streets. what would like to see the administration do? >> first we need to clearly pronounce ourselves as more than just concerned about what's happening. we need to say clearly the united states and its people and its government are firmly on the side of the ambitions and desires, the rightful desires of the people in the streets, the students and young people protesting against violations. beyond that, i would like to see specific u.s. sanctions against individuals in the maduro government that are systematically participating in t
. u.s. nato allies told defense secretary, chuck hagel today, their 5,000 troops wouldn't stay either. all u.s. forces pulling out is what most americans want according to recent polls. now, all the troops might be home by christmas. it's karzai's call. karzai's hinting he wants to make the call until after his re-election run in april. but there could be runoff election, could be delays, president obama's message tonight, his demand of karzai is to decide now. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> a senate panel is exploring the relationship between sexual assaults in the military, post traumatic stress disorder and suicide. the latest statistics from the pentagon show there is an epidemic of sexual assaults in the military. but victims are often too afraid to tell their supervisors. at a hearing today, service members testified about personal experiences after their own sexual assaults. >> my world as i knew it was falling apart. i feared being blamed and retaliated against. i was embarrassed. >> it was instance after instance of a failed system when i i became ostracized, singled out, p
-russian mob protested the. ukraine is dangerously divided and in financial crisis. defense secretary hagel warned moscow. >> i urged them not to take any steps that could be misinterpreted. >> reporter: putin's shove force by his navy, his air force and his ground forces despite putin's promise not interfere in ukraine is the biggest russian military move since the cold war. kerry resurrected a cold war quote from ronald reagan saying the u.s. government now will trust but verify putin's promises. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> a plan to expand benefits for military veterans and their families died in the u.s. senate today when it failed a procedural vote. republicans say the $21 billion price tag is too high. they also wanted to attach an amendment imposing new sanctions on iran over its nuclear program. democrats blocked the amendment. they want more time for negotiations with iran. each spaert accusing the other of playing politics. >>> attorney general eric holder is doing well tonight after a brief stay at med star washington hospital center. news4 chris gordon was one of the first
mission. and there are a lot of complexities involved in asking the defense department to plan for a zero option, that is a full withdrawal. >> reporter: general dempsey said karzai may leave him no choice. >> as the military leader of our country, ien cat ask young men and women to serve our country without the protections afforded by a bilateral security agreement. >> reporter: karzai had used the security agreement to try to pry concessions out of the u.s. there's a chance, but no guarantees that presidential elections in april could elect a new afghan president who may sign the agreement. the white house was planning to leave as many as 10,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan to train and assist afghan forces. instead, plans now begin to withdraw all 34,000 american forces from afghanistan. but the biggest challenge will be removing the millions of tons of u.s. military gear, all in a tight ten month time frame. general dempsey warns, al qaeda is still alive and active here. and worries about leaving that job undone. >> so we need to have an ability to have a credible, stable reliable partn
. he was cleared of assault and battery charges, which means the jury believed he was acting in self-defense. cena punched the victim, 63-year-old william o'brien after he was honking at him. o'brien died ten days later of a head injury. cena is facing up to a year in jail. >>> tonight a new nbc4 poll shows d.c. mayor vincent gray leading in the april 1 democratic primary. the results show he is benefitting from a crowded field of candidates. but he remains vulnerable because of if lingering 2010 campaign scandal. tom sherwood breaks down the findings. >> thank you very much. i appreciate it. >>> first elected in 2010, mayor gray decided only in december to seek reelection. the new maris poll for nbc4 and media partners, wmau radio and the washington informer shows the head to head race this way now. gray has 28% followed by ward 4 councilmember muriel bowser in striking distance at 20%. 13% forward 2 councilmember jack evans. 12% forward 6 councilmember tommy wells, and 12% undecided. all of the other candidates trail in single digits, far behind the leaders. for mayor gray, however, his ap
involved in war games. also, unspecified measures to reinforce the black sea fleet. the defense minister said according to orders from the president as of 2:00 p.m., we are on high alert. russia has reason to worry that ukraine may be slipping away. in a rural town that is called -- named after lenin, it is taken down. the ukrainians have taken down the statue. they plan to change their name, the statue here will soon go into the fields to become a sculpture. they are carving a new bust of a ukrainian poet to take its place at city hall. he says that ukraine should be a part of europe. >> we have to stand here to protect europe. it is true. >> reporter: tonight, in kiev, independence square, they are still mourning those who died to bring ukraine to this historic crossroad, and there is not a russian flag in sight. protesters in this square, brian, overturned their pro-russian government. it is not clear now how much independence russia will tolerate. brian? >> richard engel who remains in kiev for us tonight, thank you, this is no ordinary time and all of this presents a very difficult
at the defense at the end here giving it to trevor ariza with the flush. great d at the end of the game. gave the wizards the lead for good. thank you, guys, for the applause. it means a lot to them. they go on to win, 134-129. >> it's hard to put this game into words. i mean, there were november so many changes of emotion,s up and downs. but, you know, our guys gutted it out. that's a gutsy win for us. and both teams played good. it's just one of those games. you hate to see one of them lose. >> he is exciting fellow. down a level, georgetown visiting marquette. it's a big east matchup. first half, one-point georgetown lead. to marquell starks, the three ball going. in georgetown up 4 going into the half. second half, marquette now lead big five. it's smith. devonte gardner in the post. 26 points on the night they could not handle him. they lose by one point. i'm hearing it's not a final in my ear. it's 74-73. 34 seconds. so i had that as a final. wrong. it could come back. >>> back in action since the olympic break, the capitals have a nerve rattling night of their own. caps in florida to f
gun rights cases. they launched virginia self-defense law, according to the "washington post." the group will focus on defending second amendment rights. a legal retainer with the firm is less than $10 a month. cuccinelli has another practice that will focus on constitutional law, complex civil litigation, and health care fraud. >>> it is now 4:51. final for weather & traffic on the 1s. i hope you have all your layers back out. aaron had on his big furry coat this morning. that's how cold it is. >> and you're even wearing a blazer. i can't believe it. >> i had to wear a coat, boots, long pants, everything. >> that's just being inside. >> that's right. >> it is our coldest day under way for the entire month. it's the last day of the month, but it's probably going to be the coldest day of february. look at the windchills. just absurdly cold. down to near zero. the wind only blowing at 10 to 15 miles per hour, but if t feels like zero. layer up. temperatures in the teens around washington, fairfax, prince george's county, prince william county in the low teens. much of montgomer
, northern neck, eastern shore, too, just in the low 20s. now beginning to hit the mid defense in culpepper, fredericksburg, shenandoah valley. hagerstown only at 15. hour by hour today, it will stay below freezing. should make it in the upper 20s by around 3:00, 4:00. lots of sun. the temperature will drop back tonight, but not terribly cold like this morning. it will be down in to the low 20s by midnight. and this morning, we had many locations down to single digits out at western maryland, it was below zero. the final day of february. hello march. saturday comes in with some milder temperatures, great weather for outdoor activities. highs reaching the mid-40s o this first day of march. and some of the daf dill sprouts are beginning to show up. first day of meteorological spring is tomorrow and it will feel a little like spring on sunday. afternoon highs should make it into the upper 40s. and morning temperatures should be in the low 30s. we'll have a little sun in the morning on sunday. by midafternoon, going cloudy when we'll have the mild air in. then as we see a low pressure system ap
will hear about the remarkable strategy that the defense is going to use to fight back. the truth as we have discovered is more complicated than you may have been led to believe. >>> she wanted to become a noun but then she killed her baby. now she ♪ what is this place? where are we? this is where we bring together the fastest internet and the best in entertainment. we call it the x1 entertainment operating system. it looks like the future! we must have encountered a temporal vortex. further analytics are necessary. beam us up. ♪ that's my phone. hey. [ female announcer ] the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. tv and internet together like never before. >>> a california appeals court says it is okay for drivers to use their cell phones and look at a map while driving. the case stems from a fresno man convicted of looking at his iphone map while at a stop sign in 2012. california's attorney general argued that current law bans the use of all handheld cell phones while driving, but the court ruled that the law does not cover looking at a cell phone map, and only talking
think. bottom two, the nats showing off their defense. lucas takes one to center. perez tracking it, boom's, got it. comes up with the diving catch. holds on. perez robs duda with some great d right there. nats bats, they're going to start to heat up. wilson ramos at the plate. hammers one deep to center that drives in ian desmond. the rbi double is the nats' first run of the spring and they beat the mets 5-4, giving williams his first win as a manager. welcome to washington. >>> orioles taking on the tampa bay rays. birds get on the board early. top one, steve klemminger puts one right through the gap there. jeremyia weeks an early lead. later in the inning, bases loaded for gonzalez. he slices one into center that brings in two runs, a three-run first inning for baltimore. they win it 4-2. >>> so the orioles and the nationals are down in florida, getting ready for their season. also in florida many of the top golfers playing in the honda classic, sort of like their spring training before the masters. rory mcilroy is leading. tiger woods barely made the cut. and phil mickelson, he
's finger. defense attorneys for them character rides soized some of s as disciplining bad behavior. many came out in court today. i will writibring it to you liv 5:00 tonight. i'm david culver, news4. >>> three months in jail. that's the sentence a jury in fairfax is recommeing today in a deadly case of road raid. convicted of assault after a parking lot fight last april. a former church worker, he punched o'brien after o'brien honked at him. o'brien walked off from the scuffle but later collapsed and diedhemorrhage. >>> the person hit by a train this morning was a teenager, we just learned. the 15-year-old died at the scene and it happened on vre's manassas line near clara barton road. passengers were stuck on the train for three hours because the investigation was ongoing and they're on a rush schedule for the evening rush. >>> we now know the name of a woman hit by a bus outside the metro station. she was killed last night. castillo was in her 60s and lived in falls church. police tell us the bus driver is cooperating with the investigation and we're trying to finds out exactly what h
the prosecution's case seemed to stumble. there were allegations of police mismanaging evidence and the defense will delve into oscar's fear of crime that propelled him to shoot at what he said he thought was an intruder who broke into his house in the middle of the night. as an olympian,sc pistorius made south africa proud on the world stage. tomorrow his life and his actions will take center stage in a courtroom here. that, too, will be watched just as closely by his countrymen and many around the world. lester, the trial gets under way tomorrow with opening statements by the prosecution, and in a first for this country, a south african judge has allowed cameras in the courtroom. it's going to be televised. a lot of people will be watching it. the trial is expected to last from three to five weeks and a verdict possibly weeks after that. you can imagine it is going to grip the nation and a lot of media attention from around the world. >> thanks. we're going to switch gears and talked about the red carpet. for many people, the only question that matters is who are you wearing? we take a closer
was in the bathroom and he intended to kill her. >> and about the remarkable strategy the defense is going to use to fight back. >> very novel predent setting legal argument. >> the events began just before 6:00 on valentine's eve, february 13th, 2013. here on the surveillance camera, you can see a smiling reeva steenkamp driving her silver mini past security guards standing watch over oscar's walled and debated subdivision. reeva was followed ten minutes later by oscar, driving a white bmw. by 10:00 p.m., oscar will claim, he had removed his prosthetic legs and was in bed watching tv while she practiced yoga on the floor nearby. this crime scene photo, not intended for public consumption but leaked to the media reveals a never to be opened valentine's gift from reeva to oscar, ossie as she liked to call him. it wasn't much later, according to oscar, they were both fast asleep. and then 3:00 a.m., this. more leaked photos show where four bullets blew through the bathroom door, two bullet holes marked by police appear to be about waist high. one of the bullets ended up in the base. after firing th
. the army would take the biggest hit under the new budget plan. defense secretary chuck hagel and chairman of the joint chiefs, general martin dempsey, will testify. >>> we're following a developing story in ukraine. representatives from the u.s. and russia will meet soon. why russia just said the americans are setting a bad example. >>> plus, texting and walking at the same time. the new app that some say will make it easier and safer. >>> and we're staying on top of breaking news in fairfax station. concrete slabs are blocking traffic. northbound 123. is that what i think it is? i've never seen anything like it. it's a miracle. it's not a miracle, it's an eggs benedict sandwich. but how'd you get the eggs benedict into the sandwich? i went to dunkin'. i'm still not sure how they got the eggs benedict in the sandwich. doesn't matter. they did. introducing dunkin's delicious new eggs benedict breakfast sandwich. it's ham and eggs topped with the flavor of creamy, buttery, lemony hollandaise. try one today. america runs on dunkin'. hurry into dunkin' for a freshly brewed cup of america's fa
, a.s. mulberry, was acting in self-defense when he shot 19-year-old joshua hathaway. mulberry shot hathaway when he pulled a mallet from under his shirt and tried to attack the guard back in november. prosecutors report mulberry believed he was in danger, so his actions were justified. >>> today on capitol hill, lawmakers will mark 20 years since landmark gun legislation became law. it was on this day back in 1994 that president clinton signed the brady bill. this introduced a waiting period and background check for some prospective gun buyers. the bill was named after james brady, the white house press secretary who was shot during the 1981 assassination attempt against ronald reagan. today brady's wife, sara, will be on capitol hill to call on tighter gun-control laws. >>> the man who tried to assassinate reagan will soon spend less time in a d.c. psychiatric hospital. according to the "washington post," john hinckley jr. will be allowed as many as 17 days a month to live with his mother in williamsburg starting in march. he would also be allowed to drive unaccompanied in william
's defense minister says 6,000 additional russian troops have arrived here. all of this after president obama warned russia not to intervene in ukraine. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> reporter: in crimea's capital, the pro-russian coup gathers pace. its new leader's announcing they now control ukraine's army, navy and air force here. any commander who disappears, says the new prime minister, should leave. just beyond crimea's borders and along the frontier with ukraine, russia continues one of its biggest military exercises since the fall of the soviet union. 150,000 men maneuvering as president putin is now, to show their strength to the world. the streets of crimea are calm. the vote here to decide who should rule has been brought forward to the end of the month. within weeks, crimea, always pro-russian, could be free of ukrainian rule for good. -- give in to what it calls russian provocation and that its troops are ready to hit back, if necessary. i mean, i don't think there
. the defense might have stopped right there. instead, they decided to gamble. mike was a nice guy. the jury should see that. and if the details had been a little different each time he was asked to tell the story, here was his chance to straighten it all out for the jury. how odd then that mike, under oath now, amended his story just a little again. like when he added the detail that carol was in the bathtub when she said something mean to him. >> she said, you make my skin crawl. >> reporter: also slightly different, the way he discovered
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